Located in Washington, the hiking in N. Cascade National Park is known for three cool hikes. The best N. Cascade National Park hiking based on popularity are considered to be North Cascade National Park, Cascade Pass Trail, and North Cascade National Park - Northern. For a detailed trail description and printable trailhead map, just select a N. Cascade National Park hiking trail below.
The 500,000 acre North Cascade National Park consists of the most rugged, glaciated peaks of the Cascade Range. There are roughly 400 miles of hiking trails through old growth red cedar and hardwood forests. On the eastern edge of Ross Lake, the route up Desolation Peak has 4,500 feet of vertical and provides beauty and solitude in sub-alpine meadows.